The second execution associated with the most recent anti-government rallies, according to Iran, involved a 23-year-old Majidreza Rahnavard who was publicly hung.
According to the judiciary, 23-year-old Majidreza Rahnavard was hung early on Monday in Mashhad.
After discovering that he had fatally killed two Basij Resistance Force paramilitaries, a judge found him guilty of “enmity against God.”
In just 23 days following his arrest, Rahnavard was hung.
Human rights organizations have expressed concern about the death sentences given to demonstrators following phony trials that lack due process.
After he had already passed away, his mother was informed of the execution.
Then, a cemetery’s name and a plot number were provided to his family. Security personnel had just finished burying his body when they arrived.
Opposition activist collective 1500tasvir tweeted that the family was telephoned by an official at 07:00 local time and told: “We have killed your son and buried his body in Behesht-e Reza cemetery.”
Rahnavard was hanged “in the presence of a group of Mashhadi civilians,” according to the judiciary’s Mizan news agency, which also published several early morning pictures of what appeared to be the execution.
Execution witnesses and Trial
It is unclear how many people witnessed the execution or who they were from the photographs, which show a guy being executed while they watch him hang from a cable.
For his trial, Rahnavard was not allowed to choose his own attorney. His assigned attorney did not present a defense.
Prior to this, Mizan had revealed that he was charged with murdering two Basij members on a Mashhad street on November 17. The Iranian government frequently uses the volunteer Basij to quell unrest.
Rahnavard’s sentence was based on “coerced confessions, after a severely unfair process and a show trial,” according to Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, director of Iran Human Rights, a Norwegian organization.
“This crime must be met with serious consequences for the Islamic Republic,” he said, adding that there was a “serious risk of mass execution of protesters”.
Mahsa Amini, 22, was arrested by morality police on September 13 for allegedly wearing her hijab. And headscarf, “improperly,” which led to her death while in custody. Mahsa’s death in custody served as the impetus for the women-led protests against Iran’s clerical establishment.
One of the most dangerous threats to the Islamic Republic since the 1979 revolution. They have spread to 161 cities across all 31 provinces.
The protests, according to the Iranian government, were “riots” started by Iran’s opponents abroad. Though unarmed and peaceful, the vast majority of demonstrators have been.
Who is Majidreza Rahnavard? Mother and Age
A wrestler from Iran, Majidreza Rahnavard was recently executed in front of the public by the Iranian government. For allegedly used violence to participate in ongoing establishment protests, which is why he has been in the headlines.
They let Majidreza Rahnavard’s mother to see him and never mentioned the execution. She smiled as she walked away, hoping that her son would be released soon. She came this morning as her son’s killers were burying his body alone.
At the time of his death, he was only 23 years old.
His death received criticism on social media from activists who called it “a criminal act” by the religious establishment meant to stifle opposition.
Why was Majidreza Rahnavard executed?
Majidreza Rahnavard is said to have killed two Basij volunteer troops and injured four more. The government’s campaign to suppress protesters has been led by the Basij militia, which is associated with the Revolutionary Guards.
In addition, state media broadcast a video of a man named Rahnavard stabbing someone after stabbing a man who had slid into a parked motorcycle and then fled.
The Basij troops’ mistreatment and death of protesters in online recordings led Rahnavard. Who testified in court, to acquire a loathing for them, according to a film that was broadcast on Iran’s national television.